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Pure organic raw cane sugar is good for health!

Sugar occurs in greatest quantities in sugar cane and sugar beets from which it is separated for commercial use. Sugar from both sources is produced by nature in the same fashion as all green plants produce sugar-as a means of storing the sun's energy. The "simple" sugars, or monosaccharides (such as glucose), store energy which biological cells use and consume. Sucrose is a larger sugar molecule that breaks down into glucose and fructose in the intestine during metabolism. Glucose is the vital fuel that the brain cells use, it is also fuels energy in the body. Ayurveda, the ancient Indian medicinal paradigm has held good organic, cane sugar with little or no refining in the highest regard, Sugar is sweet, develops semen, beneficial for the eyes, nourishing and gives strength. It eliminates excessive humors of wind and bile in the body and checks toxicity of cells. Uses of raw sugar according to Ayurveda: When sugar is chewed, in its raw sta

Do you need to DE-TOX?

Take our quiz and find out if you need to detox your body, then read about and use our helpful suggestions. Answer – Yes or No 1. I feel tired and lethargic all the time YES / NO 2. I catch colds easily. YES / NO 3. I usually have bad breath. YES / NO 4. I tend to get congested, stuffed-up, or post-nasal drip. YES / NO 5. I have unpleasant body odors with out deodorant or perfume. YES / NO 6. I often have bloating, gas or indigestion after eating. YES / NO 7. I usually have dark circles under my eyes. YES / NO 8. I have allergies. YES / NO 9. I have eczema, acne, or psoriasis. YES / NO 10. I often go for more than one day without having a bowelmovement. YES / NO 11.I am a current or former smoker, or I spend time regularly around smokers. YES / NO 12. I usually drink less than three cups of water a day YES / NO 13. I usually eat meat two times or more a day. YES / NO 14. I tend to get bloated or puffy. YES / NO

Luster, Shine & Color

Chemical-based hair products can be damaging and drying for hair. Especially in the summer, when the sun is out and sizzling hot, your hair can really show the wear and tear from years of chemical processing. eSutras has created some organic, natural, effective and chemical-free herbal hair products that will nourish, condition and improve the strength of your hair, while adding color and depth. They're easy-to-use and can be prepared from the comfort of your own home. There are some definite up-sides to home hair dying with natural herbs and botanicals, like more variety of color range (and the chance for you to play around with mixing colors), better smell (adding essential oils and fragrances make your dyes smell yummy!) and of course, herbs aren't as abrasive on your hair and scalp as chemical dyes.   Dying your hair with eSutras is easy! Chamomile Tea for adding sheen to blond locks. Rosemary for lightening. Cloves and Henna Powder for darkening. Brahmi